“Raising awareness on the sustainability of artificial intelligence”

The Sustainable AI Lab brings together researchers from various backgrounds to conduct projects aimed at:

- measuring & assessing the environmental impact of AI
- ways of making AI systems more sustainable
- addressing AI in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable AI Lab is an initiative of Prof. Dr. Aimee van Wynsberghe, director of Bonn University’s Institute of Science and Ethics, and the result of her 
Humboldt Professorship for Applied Ethics of AI, which was awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Video material:

  • Promotion video about the Humboldt Professorship (YouTube)
  • Interview with Prof. Dr. Aimee van Wynsberghe explaining what Sustainable AI means to her (YouTube)

Latest news:

  • Special issue in Sustainability
    The special issue of the Sustainability journal "Towards the Sustainability of AI; Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Investigate the Hidden Costs of AI" has now been completed.
    Prints will be available in the near future!
    Click here for more information.

  • Call for papers
    Bonn Sustainable AI conference 2023:
    "Sustainable AI Across Borders"

    Deadline for abstract submission: January 31st 2023
    Conference: May 30th to June 1st 2023

    Visit the conference website for more information: